<!--PSTYLE=hed_65H 60pt-->Author uses stories to fight for women, and it's effective because it comes from the heart, writes Diane de Beer
<!--PSTYLE=head_middle column-->MSF launches a book at #AIDS2016
<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 72pt-->David Patient shares some of his experiences in the second excerpt taken from his book <em>Make ...
<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 72pt-->An extract from David Patient's book <em>Make a plan: possibility and empowerment in a time of AIDS</em>.
<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 70pt-->Martin Plaut's work is a contribution to understanding South Africa's complex history, writes Beverley Roos-Muller
<!--PSTYLE=Body--><strong>These are the books our books editor, Meneesha Govender, received recently. They may be reviewed later</strong>
<!--PSTYLE=Body-->Subtle and shocking storytelling
<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 70pt-->Spirited survivor finds inner dignity